sword of success

For any man may be a king in that life in which he is placed if so be he may draw forth the sword of success from out of the iron of circumstance. —The Book of King Arthur by Howard… Continue Reading

Growing Up

By: Russell Baker Followed by The Good Times Nonfiction 1982 Rating: 4.5/5   I greatly enjoyed Growing Up, the memoirs of Russell Baker, who grew up in the Depression-WWII era. Of course, I love me some biography. But autobiographies can be… Continue Reading

Dylan Thomas: A Biography

By: Paul Ferris Nonfiction 1977 Subject Matter: Dylan Thomas; Biography; Welsh authors; 20th century Rating: 4/5 I am a sucker for a good biography. And a good biography about a wildly interesting poet? Count me in.

90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Life & Death

By: Don Piper with Cecil Murphey Nonfiction 2004 Subject Matter: Heaven; Christianity; Future life; Near-death experiences; Death Rating: 2.5/5   If you follow this blog, you’ll notice that I gave 90 Minutes in Heaven a 1-point higher rating than I… Continue Reading

ordinary

Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have travelled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when… Continue Reading